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    Kyung-Hee Choi, MPH, PhD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address550 16th Street, 3rd Floor
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-476-6252

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      HIV/AIDS, women’s health, global health, social epidemiology, behavioral intervention, social and sexual networks, stigma and discrimination, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, ethnic and sexual minorities, China, Japan, Korea

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      1. Han CS, Ayala G, Paul JP, Boylan R, Gregorich SE, Choi KH. Stress and Coping with Racism and Their Role in Sexual Risk for HIV Among African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men. Arch Sex Behav. 2015 Feb; 44(2):411-20.
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      2. Tan JY, Pratto F, Paul J, Choi KH. A social-ecological perspective on power and HIV/AIDS with a sample of men who have sex with men of colour. Cult Health Sex. 2014 Feb; 16(2):202-15.
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      3. Paul JP, Boylan R, Gregorich S, Ayala G, Choi KH. Substance use and experienced stigmatization among ethnic minority men who have sex with men in the United States. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2014; 13(4):430-47.
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      4. Han CS, Proctor K, Choi KH. I know a lot of gay Asian men who are actually tops: managing and negotiating gay racial stigma. Sexuality & Culture. 2014; 18:219-134.
      5. Han CS, Proctor K, Choi KH. . We pretend like sexuality doesn’t exist: managing homophobia in gaysian America. The Journal of Men's Studies. 2014; 22(1):53-63.
      6. Choi KH, Ayala G, Paul J, Boylan R, Gregorich SE. Social Network Characteristics and HIV Risk Among African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Dec 15; 64(5):496-501.
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      7. Steward WT, Miège P, Choi KH. Charting a moral life: the influence of stigma and filial duties on marital decisions among Chinese men who have sex with men. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e71778.
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      8. Ro A, Ayala G, Paul J, Choi KH. Dimensions of racism and their impact on partner selection among men of colour who have sex with men: understanding pathways to sexual risk. Cult Health Sex. 2013; 15(7):836-50.
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      9. Choi KH, Paul J, Ayala G, Boylan R, Gregorich SE. Experiences of discrimination and their impact on the mental health among African American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latino men who have sex with men. Am J Public Health. 2013 May; 103(5):868-74.
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      10. Choi KH, Bowleg L, Neilands TB. The effects of sexism, psychological distress, and difficult sexual situations on U.S. women's sexual risk behaviors. AIDS Educ Prev. 2011 Oct; 23(5):397-411.
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      11. Choi KH, Gregorich SE. Assessment of fully and partially condom-protected sex among US women: the potential for overestimating protected sex acts. Sex Transm Dis. 2011 May; 38(5):445-7.
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      12. Choi KH, Han CS, Paul J, Ayala G. Strategies for managing racism and homophobia among U.S. ethnic and racial minority men who have sex with men. AIDS Educ Prev. 2011 Apr; 23(2):145-58.
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      13. Vu L, Choi KH, Do T. Correlates of sexual, ethnic, and dual identity: a study of young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men. AIDS Education and Prevention. 2011; 23(5):424-437.
      14. Paul JP, Ayala G, Choi KH. Internet sex ads for MSM and partner selection criteria: the potency of race/ethnicity online. J Sex Res. 2010 Nov; 47(6):528-38.
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      15. Ro A, Choi KH. Effects of gender discrimination and reported stress on drug use among racially/ethnically diverse women in Northern California. Womens Health Issues. 2010 May-Jun; 20(3):211-8.
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      16. Choi KH, Gregorich SE. Social network influences on male and female condom use among women attending family planning clinics in the United States. Sex Transm Dis. 2009 Dec; 36(12):757-62.
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      17. Ro AE, Choi KH. Social status correlates of reporting gender discrimination and racial discrimination among racially diverse women. Women Health. 2009 Jan-Feb; 49(1):1-15.
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      18. Choi KH, Hoff C, Gregorich SE, Grinstead O, Gomez C, Hussey W. The efficacy of female condom skills training in HIV risk reduction among women: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Public Health. 2008 Oct; 98(10):1841-8.
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      19. Choi KH, Hudes ES, Steward WT. Social discrimination, concurrent sexual partnerships, and HIV risk among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China. AIDS Behav. 2008 Jul; 12(4 Suppl):S71-7.
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      20. Neilands TB, Steward WT, Choi KH. Assessment of stigma towards homosexuality in China: a study of men who have sex with men. Arch Sex Behav. 2008 Oct; 37(5):838-44.
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      21. Bowleg L, Neilands TB, Choi KH. Testing the validity and reliability of a modified schedule of sexist events: implications for public health research on women's HIV risk behaviors. Women & Health. 2008; 47(2):19-40.
      22. Choi KH, Ning Z, Gregorich SE, Pan QC. The influence of social and sexual networks in the spread of HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 May 1; 45(1):77-84.
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      23. Raymond HF, Chen S, Truong HH, Knapper KB, Klausner JD, Choi KH, McFarland W. Trends in sexually transmitted diseases, sexual risk behavior, and HIV infection among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 1999-2005. Sex Transm Dis. 2007; 34:262-264.
      24. Choi KH, Lui H, Guo Y, Han L, Mandel JS. Lack of HIV testing and awareness of HIV infection among men who have sex with men, Beijing, China. AIDS Educ Prev. 2006 Feb; 18(1):33-43.
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      25. Do TD, Hudes ES, Proctor K, Han CS, Choi KH. HIV testing trends and correlates among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men in two U.S. cities. AIDS Educ Prev. 2006 Feb; 18(1):44-55.
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      26. Sun Z, Farrer J, Choi KH. Sexual identity among men who have sex with men in Shanghai. China Perspective. 2006; 64:2-59.
      27. Liao SS, He QY, Choi KH, Hudes ES, Liao JF, Wang XC, Liu M, Pan WL, Mandel JS. Working to prevent HIV/STIs among women in the sex industry in a rural town of Hainan, China. AIDS and Behavior. 2006; 10(4 Suppl):S35-45.
      28. Liu JX, Choi KH. Experiences of social discrimination among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China. AIDS and Behavior. 2006; 10(4 Suppl):S25-33.
      29. Operario D, Choi KH, Chu PL, McFarland W, Secura GM, Behel S, MacKellar D, Valleroy L. Prevalence and correlates of substance use among young Asian Pacific Islander men who have sex with men. Prevention Science. 2006; 7:19-29.
      30. Choi KH, Wong F, Sy FS. HIV/AIDS among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. AIDS Educ Prev. 2005 Oct; 17(5):iii-v.
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      31. Choi KH, Operario D, Gregorich SE, McFarland W, MacKellar D, Valleroy L. Substance use, substance choice, and unprotected anal intercourse among young Asian American and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men. AIDS Educ Prev. 2005 Oct; 17(5):418-29.
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      32. Choi KH, McFarland W, Neilands TB, Nguyen S, Secura G, Behel S, Mackellar D, Valleroy L. High level of hepatitis B infection and ongoing risk among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2000-2001. Sex Transm Dis. 2005 Jan; 32(1):44-8.
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      33. Do TD, Chen SY, McFarland W, Secura G, Behel SK, MacKellar DA, Valleroy LA, Choi KH. HIV testing patterns and unrecognized HIV infection among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men in San Francisco. AIDS Education and Prevention. 2005; 17:540-554.
      34. Choi KH, Wojcicki J, Valencia-Garcia D. Introducing and negotiating the use of female condoms in sexual relationships: qualitative interviews with women attending a family planning clinic. AIDS Behav. 2004 Sep; 8(3):251-61.
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      35. Choi KH, McFarland W, Neilands TB, Nguyen S, Louie B, Secura GM, Behel S, Mackellar D, Valleroy L. An opportunity for prevention: prevalence, incidence, and sexual risk for HIV among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco. Sex Transm Dis. 2004 Aug; 31(8):475-80.
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      36. Choi KH, McFarland W, Kihara M. HIV prevention for Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men: identifying needs for the Asia Pacific region. AIDS Educ Prev. 2004 Feb; 16(1):v-vii.
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      37. Choi KH, Gibson DR, Han L, Guo Y. High levels of unprotected sex with men and women among men who have sex with men: a potential bridge of HIV transmission in Beijing, China. AIDS Educ Prev. 2004 Feb; 16(1):19-30.
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      38. Choi KH, Liu H, Guo Y, Han L, Mandel JS, Rutherford GW. Emerging HIV-1 epidemic in China in men who have sex with men. Lancet. 2003 Jun 21; 361(9375):2125-6.
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      39. Choi KH, Operario D, Gregorich SE, Han L. Age and race mixing patterns of sexual partnerships among Asian men who have sex with men: implications for HIV transmission and prevention. AIDS Educ Prev. 2003 Feb; 15(1 Suppl A):53-65.
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      40. Choi KH, Gregorich SE, Anderson K, Grinstead O, Gómez CA. Patterns and predictors of female condom use among ethnically diverse women attending family planning clinics. Sex Transm Dis. 2003 Jan; 30(1):91-8.
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      41. Komatsu R, Kamakura M, Choi KH, McFarland W. AIDS, HIV, and STD among Japanese and Japanese-Americans in San Francisco, California, USA. International Journal of STD and AIDS. 2003; 14:704-709.
      42. Choi KH, Han CS, Hudes ES, Kegeles S. Unprotected sex and associated risk factors among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men. AIDS Educ Prev. 2002 Dec; 14(6):472-81.
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      43. Neilands TB, Choi KH. A validation and reduced form of the Female Condom Attitudes Scale. AIDS Educ Prev. 2002 Apr; 14(2):158-71.
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      44. Choi KH, Han C, Hudes ES, Kegeles S. Unprotected sex and associated risk factors among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men. AIDS Education and Prevention. 2002; 14:472-481.
      45. Choi KH, Diehl E, Guo Y, Qu S, Mandel J. High HIV risk but inadequate prevention services for men in China who have sex with men: an ethnographic study. AIDS and Behavior. 2002; 6:255-266.
      46. Qu S, Liu W, Choi KH, Li R, Jiang D, Zhou Y, Tian F, Lee Chu P, Shi H, Zheng X, Mandel J. The potential for rapid sexual transmission of HIV in China: sexually transmitted diseases and condom failure highly prevalent among female sex workers. AIDS and Behavior. 2002; 6:267-275.
      47. Srithanaviboonchai K, Choi KH, van Griensven F, Hudes ES, Visaruratana S, Mandel JS. HIV-1 in Ethnic Shan migrant workers in northern Thailand. AIDS. 2002; 16:929-931.
      48. Muhib FB, Lin LS, Stueve A, Miller RL, Ford WL, Johnson WD, Smith PJ, the Community Intervention Trial for Youth Study Team. A venue-based method for sampling hard-to-reach populations. Public Health Reports. 2001; 116(1 Suppl):216-222.
      49. Grinstead O, Gregorich SE, Choi KH, Coates TJ. Positive and negative life events after counselling and testing. AIDS. 2001; 15:1045-1052.
      50. Catania JA, Canchola, J, Binson D, Dolcini M, Paul JP, Fisher L, Choi KH, Pollack L, Chang J, Yarber WL, Heiman JR, Coates TJ. National trends in condom use among at-risk heterosexuals in the United States. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2001; 27:176-82.
      51. Catania JA, Binson D, Dolcini M, Stall R, Choi KH, Pollack L, Hudes E, Canchola, J, Phillips, K, Tedlie-Moskowitz, J, Coates TJ. The continuing HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men. American Journal of Public Health. 2001; 91:907-914.
      52. The Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Efficacy Study Group: Balmer D, Choi KH, Coates TJ, Dallabetta G, De Zoysa I, Grinstead OA, Gregorich SE, Heilbron D, Hogan M, Kalibala S, Kamenga MC, Kihuho F, Killewo J, Mwakagile D, Moses S, Nkowane B, O'Reilly KR, Plummer F, Sangiwa G, Schachter J, Sweat MD, van Praag E, Wolf WP. The voluntary counseling and testing efficacy study: design and methods. AIDS and Behavior. 2000; 4:5-14.
      53. The Voluntary Counseling and Testing Study Group: Balmer D, Choi KH, Coates TJ, Dallabetta G, De Zoysa I, Grinstead OA, Gregorich SE, Heilbron D, Hogan M, Kalibala S, Kamenga MC, Kihuho F, Killewo J, Mwakagile D, Moses S, Nkowane B, O'Reilly KR, Plummer F, Sangiwa G, Schachter J, Sweat MD, van Praag E, Wolf WP. Efficacy of voluntary HIV-1 counselling and testing in individuals and couples in Kenya, Tanzania, and Trinidad: a randomised trial. The Lancet. 2000; 356:103-112.
      54. Sun X, Wen Y, Choi KH, Lurie P, Mandel J. Integrating HIV prevention education into existing family planning services: results of a controlled trial of a community-level intervention for young adults in rural China. AIDS and Behavior. 2000; 4:103-110.
      55. Choi KH, Zheng X, Qu S, Yiee K, Mandel J. HIV risk among patients attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in China. AIDS and Behavior. 2000; 4:111-120.
      56. Choi KH, Zheng X, Zhou H, Chen W, Mandel J. Treatment delay and reliance on private physicians among patients with sexually transmitted diseases in China. International Journal of STD and AIDS. 1999; 10:309-315.
      57. Choi KH, Kumekawa E, Dang Q, Kegeles SM, Hays RB, Stall R. Risk and protective factors affecting sexual behavior among young Asian and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men: implications for HIV prevention. Journal of Sex Education and Therapy. 1999; 24:47-55.
      58. Choi KH, Roberts KJ, Gomez C, Grinstead G. Facilitators and barriers to use of the female condom: qualitative interviews with women of diverse ethnicity. Women & Health. 1999; 30:53-70.
      59. Choi KH, Binson D, Adelson M, Catania JA. Sexual harassment, sexual coercion, and HIV risk among U.S. adults 18-49 years. AIDS and Behavior. 1998; 2:33-40.
      60. Choi KH, Yep G, Kumekawa E. HIV prevention among Asian and Pacific Islander American men who have sex with men: a critical review of theoretical models and directions for future research. AIDS Education and Prevention. 1998; 10(Suppl 9):19-30.
      61. Liao S, Choi K, Zhang K et al. Unexpectedly low awareness of AIDS, STDs, and Condoms among Dai ethnic villagers in Yunnan Province, China. AIDS. 1997; 11:S27-S34.
      62. Dolcini MM, Catania JA, Choi KH, Fullilove MT, Coates TJ. Cognitive and emotional assessments of perceived risk for HIV among unmarried heterosexuals. AIDS Education and Prevention. 1996; 8:294-307.
      63. Choi KH, Lew S, Vittinghoff E, Catania JA, Barrett DC, Coates TJ. The efficacy of brief group counseling in HIV risk reduction among homosexual Asian and Pacific Islander men. AIDS. 1996; 10:81-87.
      64. Choi KH, Catania JA. Changes in multiple sexual partnerships, HIV testing, and condom use among US heterosexuals 18 to 49 years of age. American Journal of Public Health. 1996; 86:554-556.
      65. Catania JA, Binson D, Dolcini M, Stall R, Choi KH, Pollack L, Hudes E, Canchola, J, Phillips, K, Tedlie-Moskowitz, J, Coates TJ. Changes in HIV/STD risk factors and prevention practices among heterosexual adults in the United States. American Journal of Public Health. 1995; 85:1492-1499.
      66. Baingana G, Choi KH, Barrett DC, Byansi R, Hearst N. Knowledge of illness, risk perception, HIV testing, and future support plans among women partners of AIDS patients in Kampala, Uganda. AIDS. 1995; 9:S15-S19.
      67. Choi KH, Coates TJ, Catania JA, Lew S, Chow P. High HIV risk among gay Asian and Pacific Islander men in San Francisco. AIDS. 1995; 9:306-308.
      68. Zheng X, Tian C, Choi K et al. Drug injection and HIV infection in Southwest China. AIDS. 1994; 8:1141-1147.
      69. Choi KH, Rickman R, Catania JA. What do U.S. heterosexual adults believe about condoms?. New England Journal of Medicine. 1994; 331:406-407.
      70. Choi KH, Coates TJ. Prevention of HIV infection. AIDS. 1994; 8:1371-1389.
      71. Choi KH, Catania JA, Dolcini MM. Extramarital sex and AIDS risk among U.S. adults in 1990: results from the National AIDS Behavioral Surveys. American Journal of Public Health. 1994; 84:2003-2007.
      72. Gibson DR, Choi KH, Catania J, Sorensen J, Kegeles S. Psychosocial predictors of needle sharing among intravenous drug users. International Journal of Addiction. 1993; 28:973-981.
      73. Catania JA, Turner HA, Choi KH, Coates TJ. Coping with death anxiety: Help-seeking and social support among gay men with various HIV diagnoses. AIDS. 1992; 6:999-1005.
      74. Choi KH, Catania JA, Coates TJ, Hyunh LD, Hearst N. International travel and AIDS risk in South Korea. AIDS. 1992; 6:1555-1557.
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